A discussion of two videos regarding brain damage and occupational therapy, complete with citations for students.
Having a TESOL or TEFL certificate is a big advantage when seeking a teaching job abroad. Let me explain these certifications and how you can benefit from them.
Teaching Propose a Solution or problem essay? Try my teaching plans with links to resources for you and your students.
So you've successfully completed high school and scored well on the SAT and ACT. However, succeeding in a public college is not about what you know, but rather how responsible of a person you are.
Marking my return to HubPages after 2 years by writing about creating Navigation/Navplans for day VFR flights in Australia.
According to Anthony Clifford Grayling (1998) philosophy is the study of such fundamental problems as existence, reason, knowledge and mind among others.
How to be a more competitive applicant when applying to Dental School. Making sure you stand out from the rest.
College textbooks can be outrageously expensive, but there are some key strategies for saving money and avoiding the pain of paying full price.
Creating a teaching portfolio does not have to be painful. Start by understanding the complex tasks that are required. Then, schedule in plenty of time to collect materials and assemble all the pieces. Leave plenty of room for multiple sessions so that you can complete each task with time to spare.
Learn more about mindmapping as an aid to retaining information no matter what level. Mind maps can be used for education, daily tasks or even as a tool in treating memory loss in Alzheimer's.
I can’t believe it’s been a year since I wrote my first article about home-schooling. My youngest son is now in the 5th grade, and I am still on the home-schooling train. Here are lessons learned.
Thinking differently than others is not a bad thing. It just means that the brain processes information in an alternative way than what is traditionally taught in school.
Hoping to get into university? Writing a personal statement is one of the most difficult parts of the process. Here's how to write one that will get you those offers.
Need help putting sources in your paper? Check out my quick one page guide, links to citation engines, and videos that explain what to do.
Writing a novel can be frustrating, there are several tactics I use to break out of these common frustrations.
A teaching strategy for empowering school kids to create and present a short story in their own words with their own ideas, but they don't write a thing.
How do you ace the ACT Reading test? The questions can actually get tricky, so you have to hone your skills to be able to adapt to the testing strategy of this particular exam.
Incoming college freshmen often wonder what types of professors they will have in college. This article will "introduce" you to the different types of professors so that you can be prepared!
Special education has a goal: to offer FAPE – that is, “free and appropriate education”. Yet, as with many goals associated with public schools, FAPE’s application is based on its interpretation.
Are you going to be absent from school for a day? Learn how to prepare for when you need a substitute teacher.
Oral Review can be a versatile and effective teaching/learning technique. Students retain more of what they learn through repetition and review.
We all know college is important, but a university education is not always possible or a good fit. Here are some reasons to consider a junior college.
A critical journal is a personal account of selected readings on a particular topic. University students are usually required to write critical journals as part of their course requirements. In critical journals, students critically engage with...
What is the purpose of an historical research paper? It is not what you might think. It is much more in depth than just reciting history. A research paper in history is an exercise in exploration and supporting theories. Too often, a student...
Today's education focuses on college readiness and college preparation. However, what if your child is not one who is interested in college? Start thinking about Career & Technical Education.
There are three common writing errors. Often when we write, we become very redundant and write very superfluous words and sentences. Here is how to watch out for them.
Pastors should write a book for several reasons. These are just a few reasons pastors should write a book.
Five steps to becoming better orators, more respected advisors, and knowing when and under what circumstances our opinions should come to bear on a conversation.
In the world of special education there are several terms one must know and understand. And nearly all of them are acronyms commonly used as jargon among special educators.
9 tips for a first lesson one to one ESL/EFL course. As a teacher you want your student to have the best start to their learning experience.
Light up the night with these awesome glow in the dark activities and experiments. Make glowing drinks, a glowing geyser, and glow in the dark writing.
That little mark, so like the apostrophe in its looks causes some writers to NEVER use it. But, we need Mister Comma and he's here to tell you all about his wonderful job description - from the and's and the but's to the strange intricate sentences that change meanings without him. Mister Comma insists that you "don't be stupid".
This blog will show how to get even the strictest teachers to like you, and maybe, just maybe, get them to even think of you as their favorite. Don't believe me? Read on and give these tips a try!
Are you a college-bound teen? Discover how to make adjustments such as dealing with your new freedom, making new friends, and balancing school-work with other activities.
Are you thinking of going back to school? Two out of three Americans are, according to a survey by the Career Colleges Association. The American people are dealing with high unemployment rates, layoffs and, of course, stiff competition for the...
MOOCs massive open online courses are changing education and making distance education more engaging, interactive, supportive and user friendly. Here's a review of one student's experience with a Coursera MOOC.
The Medical College Admissions Test is a standardized, multiple-choice examination that, along with your undergraduate GPA, admissions use to predict your ability to succeed in a medical school setting. The exam, comprised of four sections- Physical...
Building a successful business often depends on effective collaboration. Here are some suggestions that can improve collaborative efforts.
"Who Is The Girl in the Picture?" is about a group of five friends who are being haunted by an evil ghost named, Christina. If they don't find out who Christina is, then she may kill them all.
How to write a personal statement for medicine, chiropractic, physiotherapy, osteopathy. Top rated example of good personal statement for medicine, guaranteed to get you an interview.
Comics for Shakespeare? It may sound far-fetched but graphic novels are a great way to introduce the Bard to visually oriented teens. Practical strategies and resource ideas.
Two little Latin terms, i.e. and e.g., have been playing the “We look alike, but we are actually different.” game for a long time, and this is my take to explain their differences.
Poetry explication of "How Cruel is the Story of Eve" by Stevie Smith, exploring the themes of suffering, misery, gender roles, and power inequality over the course of history
Your dorm room is your home for the school year. Find ways to give it life, and help it to take on your persona.
Getting into your dream college is a big deal, but there's a lot of work that needs to be done to get there. Find out how delaying your college applications can prevent you from fulfilling your dream.
Some helpful tips for providing constructive critique of good writers in a way that can be mutually beneficial.
Falling in love with writing again, or any hobby or creative endeavor that has hit a wall, takes plenty of gentle self-care and patience. Here are some tips to help you find your voice again.
This list will contain the context of my favorite British Novels (and one play!) that I taught my British Literature students over the years.
According to the Career College Association, two out of three Americans are considering returning to school for further education or to learn a new career. With the proliferation of career colleges in the United States, the prospective student needs...
Advice for English majors from a graduate of California State University's Creative Writing program. How to turn your English Degree into a career.
Do you really know how to study? Does how you study work well for you? Discover your learning style and tricks for studying smarter, not studying longer.
As a former musician, I apply songwriting techniques to content writing. Improve the flow of your content by writing in a way that is music to the ears of your readers.
Find out how to make the most of your teaching and tutoring skills online, or learn more about how to find the right English education program for your needs.
The effective use of dialogues in ESL classes has aided my students in developing listening and speaking skills. This hub presents five reasons why dialogues have a place in listening and speaking.
Reading can be stressful, especially during timed tests. This article explains five tips to help students pass difficult reading tests. I also explain what to do before and during a test.
When it comes to editing books, there are many different styles you'll discover. Every editor has their unique method.
Everything you need to know about The Common Core contrarians and proponents. It's not as easy as it should be but the article by Mike Wyn makes sense of it all.
One of your most important undertakings to fulfill your academic career and goals is to take the ACT test. A personalized ACT study program can help you pass and ace your test, enabling you to have better options for a more quality college education.
Having a good complaint handling process is a critical part of retaining customers and building a positive reputation. Here are some tips that should help in establishing an effective complaint handling procedure.